Research Interests: Political economy of financial markets.
“Rent Seeking And Corruption In Financial Markets” (with Asim Ijaz Khwaja), Annual Review Of Economics, Vol 3, 2011.
“The Political Economy of the U.S. Mortgage Default Crisis” (with Amir Sufi and Francesco Trebbi), American Economic Review, Vol 100, Number 5, December 2010.
“Do Lenders Favor Politically Connected Firms? Rent Provision in an Emerging Financial Market” (with Asim Khwaja), Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. 120, Issue 4, November 2005.